The Technological Role of Inward Foreign Direct Investment in Central East Europe

  • Johannes Stephan

Part of the Studies in Economic Transition book series (SET)

About this book


Foreign direct investment (FDI) assumed a prominent role in Central East Europe (CEE) early on in the transition process. Foreign investors were assigned the task of restructuring markets, providing capital and knowledge for investment in technologically outdated and financially ailing firms.


Foreign Direct Investment capital database foreign direct investment innovation innovation systems restructuring science and technology technology transfer transition

Authors and affiliations

  • Johannes Stephan
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department for Industrial Organisation and Regulation EconomicsHalle Institute for Economic ResearchGermany
  2. 2.Technische Universität Bergakademie FreibergGermany

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